Subtitle Language Translation

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As long as there exists a subtitle for your film or TV-episode, don't despair if it is not in your preferred language:

  1. Download a subtitle in any language.
  2. Change the file extension from .srt to .txt
  3. Upload the file to 'onlinedoctranslator.com', or any similar service, choose the 'from' and 'to' languages, and press 'Translate'. Depending on the length of the file, you can download the translation a few seconds later.
  4. Change the file extension of the downloaded file back from .txt to .srt

    • This works because an .srt file is a simple text file with number and timing information added for each subtitle line.
    • If the downloaded subtitle is in an .ass file (Advanced Substation Alpha) you could use 'Aegisub', or a similar program, to export the .ass file as .srt. (the .ass file is also a plain text file, but the associated script doesn't translate well)
    • 'OnlineDocTranslator' uses Google Translate to perform the actual translation

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